Blog

Filter:

So much Music at Collington

By Frances Kolarek — When I thought of writing a blog about music at Collington, I knew there was a lot of ground to cover, a lot, but I never…

Learn More

What I Told the Collington Board at its Last Meeting

By Mike McCulley, Residents Association President — The Collington Board of Directors invites the President of the Residents Association to sit in at their meetings, and participate in the deliberations.…

Learn More

Stigma? No, helper.

By Frances Kolarek — Second to its reservoir of fascinating residents, Collington’s greatest attraction is its setting — gardens, lawns, woodlands and a small lake, home to Canada Geese and…

Learn More

Around the World in 120 Days

By Joe Holwell — On March 14, Collington Board Member Joe Howell and his wife, Embry, set off on an around-the-world tour without using airplanes. CLICK HERE to see their…

Learn More

Make Young Friends

By Frances Kolarek — Somewhere in my 30s I got a piece of valuable advice from a woman in her 80s. It was in Belgrade, (then) Yugoslavia, where she was…

Learn More

Collington's Respite Cottage

By Joan Zorza — Although Collington has a wide variety of continuing care options, some residents needing care chose to live in independent living housing. Many of them are fully…

Learn More

Help is Not a Four-letter Word

By Frances Kolarek — Irony? You better believe it. The greater our need for help, the greater we resist accepting it. Why? Independence. Don’t erode it. Independence — we have…

Learn More

Put a Little Spice In Life

By Frances Kolarek — Some of my friends have become so addicted to eating “right” — no Beef Wellington — and avoiding all the “wrong” things — a second glass…

Learn More

A Happy Valentine's Day

By Frances Kolarek — Colorful posters announcing a Wine and Cheese Party appeared a week before Valentine’s Day. We who live independently were invited to join our neighbors in the Health…

Learn More